English Composition and Reading Requirements
Level II and III courses are Associate Degree applicable. Level I courses may not be used to meet Associate Degree requirements. Students who believe their initial assessment levels are incorrect may request a retake or apply for review through the Appeal Process. Appointments for retake may be arranged through the Assessment Center, (209) 954-5535. Appeals may be made through Admissions and Records Office.
English Composition Sequence
Students are strongly encouraged to enroll in the appropriate English Composition class as soon as possible.
Reading Sequence (fulfills the Reading requirement)
Students who place at Level I in reading and wish to enroll in a course with a corerequisite of reading must enroll in a reading class. Students who score Level I in reading and wish to enroll in a course with a prerequisite of reading Level II must reach Level II before they will be allowed to enroll.
English as a Second Language (ESL) Sequence
ESL students who do not have a U.S. high school diploma and foreign students will be placed based upon an ESL assessment. ESL students who do have a United States high school diploma may either use the ESL assessment or the reading section of the assessment/placement assessment and the reading requirements above.